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    Am I weird?
    April 24, 2018
    Do you ever ask yourself this?  Or at least wonder silently?  I have a feeling you might...... Which is why I am sharing my "weird-ness"...
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    Creativity Coaching - Session 3: Follow your Muse
    February 23, 2018
    When I went into my studio today, I decided to work with cold wax & oil on the paintings I started in Session 1. ...
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    Creativity Coaching - Session 2: Overcoming Fear
    January 6, 2018
    There is one sure way to find your artistic voice, and that is to face fear head-on! Fear of failure never goes away entirely, but after...
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    Creativity Coaching - Session 1: Showing Up
    December 13, 2017
    I am excited to say that I’ve found something I’m passionate to blog about! Last week I had an epiphany….  I’m a Creativity Coach.  What exactly...
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    My Marks ..... Workshop in January, etc...
    November 1, 2017
    I am a different person since returning from my week-long artist retreat in New Mexico.  I have had some amazing breakthroughs in my ability...
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    I love grilled onions!
    September 6, 2017
    Happy September friends! I've been very negligent (again) about blogging.  I have a million reasons that I won't bore you with.  I am working very...
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    Jenn's Art at Whistler Gallery
    August 17, 2017
    I am thrilled to announce that some of my landscape paintings are available at the Art Junction Gallery in Whistler, BC.  I have spent...
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    New works on UGallery.....
    August 4, 2017
    I've had a busy few months in the studio, and here are some of the new paintings I've recently uploaded to UGallery..... I'd love to...
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    An amazing workshop in Parksville!
    June 5, 2017
    Once again I was blessed to teach an amazing group of artists on Vancouver Island.  The McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville is such a...
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    Workshop demo .... start to finish
    May 21, 2017
    At my workshop in Surrey last month, I started a demo of an intuitive landscape painting.  I promised my students that I would post...
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    The Anorexic Perfectionist....
    April 10, 2017
    Every once in a while, I miss my 'old self'.  The one who, in my 20's, was an anorexic perfectionist.  Days like today -...
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    New York Show & Workshop ... UGallery Top Artist ... Recent Sales!
    January 27, 2017
    I am a bit of a hermit over Chrismas / New Years.  I tend to hibernate and close myself off from the outside world...
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    Have a wonderful Christmas!
    December 22, 2016
    I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!  This is my favourite holiday of the year, and I am looking forward to spending some...
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    This week's Auction - A beautiful painting from my "Reflections" Series
    December 16, 2016
    This week's "Friday Facebook" auction is one of my favourite pieces from my Reflections series.  This piece is large....40" x 40" x 1.5" deep,...
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    Friday....a special offer to celebrate YOU!
    December 8, 2016
    Friday has always been my favourite day of the week, and I've just come up with a way to make it even more Awesome!...
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    Something new is stirring......
    November 6, 2016
    It's one of those seasons of life where I sense there is something happing that is just beyond my ability to comprehend or figure...
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    Creating + Connecting + Inspiring = AWESOME!
    October 17, 2016
    I am a creator - since I was in the 'single digits' (ie, 7, 8, 9 yrs. old), I have been creative.  Everything from...
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    Progression of an Abstract Intuitive painting
    September 20, 2016
    This was a painting I started in Parksville last week - the goal being to demonstrate the beginning of an abstract painting.  Here is...
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    Parksville Show - New Works - September, 2016
    September 3, 2016
    It's been a busy Summer with our move to Abbotsford taking front & centre stage. Finally, we are getting a bit settled in our...
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    When you can't paint --- what do you do to keep the creativity flowing??
    June 27, 2016
    It's a strange feeling as an artist to take time off of creating your art.  I have most of my art materials tucked away...
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    Big Changes - little me
    June 21, 2016
    Yes, it's been a while since I've written (again)!  We're selling our home - our big, beautiful home in Langley.  We're making a "lifestyle...
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    The Best in Show.....
    June 1, 2016
    I am so blessed to have such amazing collectors (and friends / family) to support me!  The Deer Lake Gallery Opening Reception was a...
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    Sneak Peek ..... great book ..... Forever Friends
    May 12, 2016
    Today I set up my show at the Deer Lake Gallery in Burnaby.  The opening reception is on Saturday May 14th from 2-4pm.  The...
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    A Genius & An Airhead ..... New York highlights
    April 24, 2016
    Almost a year of preparations for my Show in New York City ..... I can't believe it's come & gone!  The response to my artwork...
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    Artexpo New York 2016 - just a few days away!
    April 9, 2016
    Just 3 more sleeps until I leave for New York.  I can't believe the time has finally come. Here are my paintings all wrapped...
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    One month from today .....
    March 19, 2016
    My New York Show will be over!   It will be an amazing experience to exhibit my work on such a large stage. I'll be showing...
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    Rising Strong (borrowed from Brene Brown)
    February 12, 2016
    It's a 'rising strong' kind of day.  Those of you who have read Brene Brown's book know what I mean. I was so optimistic that...
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    Trusting the Process
    January 20, 2016
    2016 is a big year for me!  I have 3 shows coming up, the first of which is in New York in April.  I'm...
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    Gratitude & Year End Reflections
    December 27, 2015
    I am filled with gratitude today as I reflect on how blessed I am to have such a loving family & amazing friends.  As...
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    Merry Christmas!! (?)
    December 19, 2015
    For starters, I'd like to wish you a very Merry Christmas ----- the best of the season - love, joy, peace, family & friends. It...
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    Falling down & Rising above
    November 10, 2015
    Yesterday I took a very bad fall while mountain biking......it was a drop-bridge that I had done before, but this time I didn't land...
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    Last week's Artist residency & mentorship in Naramata
    October 13, 2015
    I had the privilege of spending 5 days with 11 other artists and our instructor, Suzanne Northcott, at the Sandy Beach resort in Naramata...
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    Authentic Living takes guts......
    October 2, 2015
    We are all on a journey, and lately mine has not exactly been a comfortable one.  I am taking a course that I can't say...
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    Art without Colour?
    September 16, 2015
    My studio exercise regime continues......last week I forced myself to do a painting using primarily black & white. This was a brand new experience...
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    Rest (on Labour Day).....
    September 7, 2015
    If I could pick somewhere soft to land.....somewhere dreamy and stress free, it would look like this: Tommorow's Song 24x30 www.jennwilliamson.com Today I laboured over this...
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    Progress on Painting Exercises & Painting on Paper
    September 1, 2015
    Here are the 1st and 2nd drafts of the piece I talked about in my last blog posting (remember - this is an Exercise...
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    Expanding horizons.....
    August 29, 2015
    Summer is almost over, and it's been an amazing one - lots of family time & not much studio time.  I'm taking some deliberate...
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    Summer Reflections.....
    August 17, 2015
    It's been an adventurous Summer with a camping trip to Jasper, Alberta (tenting in the rain is not something I recommend),  a 4-night get-away...
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    Thanks to my Collectors......
    July 22, 2015
    You have officially sent me to New York, and I am overwhelmed with gratitude. After launching my New York Sale (promotion), I have been...
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    Painting & Parenting
    June 23, 2015
    What's the connection between painting & parenting?  There are several!  I love them both ..... they are both really, really hard .... there are...
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    New York Art Show!
    June 10, 2015
    Yes, it's really happening.  My artwork will be exhibited in New York in April, 2016. I'll admit I'm a little bit excited, very honoured, and...
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    Donation to Youth Unlimited
    June 3, 2015
    As an artist, there are many opportunities to support great causes by donating paintings.  I was recently approached by a very good friend who...
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    Day 1 - Intuitive Painting Workshop
    May 26, 2015
    What an amazing day Saturday was - thanks to these great students that worked so hard and had fun too! Next weekend each one...
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    A new series of Landscapes
    May 21, 2015
    I've been experiencing a flow of inspiration lately that I can't quite contain.  Here are a few of my newest paintings which just seem...
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    What's around the next corner......
    May 18, 2015
    Life is full of surprises - some much nicer than others!  It's been a month of great ones for me, and I am delighted to...
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    Designers & Decorators Page Launched
    May 8, 2015
    I love to paint commissions, so it only makes sense that I reach out to Interior Designers & Decorators who have clients that need...
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    Thanks for a wonderful Reception!
    April 9, 2015
    I can't believe it's been a week since the opening reception at Hycroft! I meant to post something much sooner, but Easter weekend was...
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    It's a Wrap!
    March 31, 2015
    All wrapped up & somewhere to go!   I'm so excited to be installing my paintings at Hycroft Gallery in Vancouver tomorrow.   Everyone...
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    April 1st - Opening Reception at Hycroft Gallery
    March 13, 2015
    Here is a sneak peek of one of the new pieces I will be exhibiting at the Hycroft Gallery in April Landscape I...
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    A New Chapter.....
    March 6, 2015
    I have taken a big step this week.....one that was not easy to take, but was necessary (I believe)  in order to walk through doors that...
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    Demo on "Intuitive Painting" Feb. 21st
    February 23, 2015
    I'd like to say a huge thank you to Opus Art Supply in Langley for inviting me to lead a demo.  I had so...
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    On the Easel ...... Family Day
    February 10, 2015
    On the easel this week...... Essence Series 36x24 www.jennwilliamson.com Heavens Declare 48x24 www.jennwilliamson.com Today was Family Day and we had a great meal at Montana's.  Oh, I...
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    Making it Happen ... not just wishing it would (Take 2!)
    February 4, 2015
    Similar message - different picture.  I had a website/blog crash today, and the posting I did on Sunday was deleted.  This is a re-creation, but...
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    Blessings, boots, birthdays, beardies, boys & beauties!
    January 21, 2015
    Yes, it's been a busy week!  This post only touches on a few of the highlights...... Blessings:  Too many to list......my family & friends, my...
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    Work in Progress - Jan. 4th 30 in 30
    January 5, 2015
    Today's progress on a new Heavens Declare painting  48 x 24 on Gallery Wrapped Canvas. Jenn Williamson - Jan. 4th Work in Progress This is day...
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    Day #3 - January 30 in 30 Challenge
    January 4, 2015
    Today's painting is one I did a few weeks ago in anticipation of not being able to paint every day this month.  It is reminiscent...
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    On the easel....
    December 31, 2014
    The house has gone from being very full last week, with family visiting for Christmas - to very empty!  The boys are all snowboarding,...
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    The Art of Christmas
    December 16, 2014
    It's hard to believe that Christmas is almost here!  I'm excited to have family come and celebrate the joy of Christ's coming - share special times...
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    "Surrendered" .... more than just a Painting
    December 2, 2014
    Today started out as any studio day might.  I wrote in my Reflections journal before getting started preparing for a demo that I'll be giving...
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    Work in progress: Heavens Declare III (18x36)
    November 24, 2014
    Here is the latest progress on one of my Heaven's Declare series pieces.  It's not done yet, but I wanted to post a work-in-progress...
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    Stormy Day 24x12
    November 20, 2014
    I took an amazing workshop this past weekend with Suzanne Northcott.  One of the highlights for me included a discussion about our paintings achieving...
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    A new series emerging
    November 11, 2014
    The past few weeks have been very challenging, but the 'clouds have cleared' and I am happy to say that an incredible new series...
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    Flow Series
    October 8, 2014
    The expression "go with the flow" inspired a new series for me recently.  As part of my commitment to growing as an artist, I...
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    Studio News.....
    September 16, 2014
    It's been a busy few months & I've done some updates to my website (check out the new Galleries).  I have some new commissions...
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    Seascape Triptych - Sold!
    July 21, 2014
    I just delivered a commission painting to a very special couple in West Vancouver.  What an honour it was to create this beautiful triptych...
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    Recreating a Masterpiece.....
    March 3, 2014
    I met a wonderful couple this Summer at the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver (Ambleside / Dundarave). They fell in love with a...
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    Daybreak - Inspired start to finish!
    January 27, 2014
    Introducing "Daybreak" (72x48), a painting that has been inspired from start to finish!  The original inspiration for doing a painting this large was to...
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    Biggest painting ever (to date).......
    December 20, 2013
    Wouldn't you know it, just as Christmas is coming & a house full of guests will soon arrive, I get inspired to start on...
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    It's been a while.....
    December 19, 2013
    Not a good sign when I can't remember how to log into my Blog & create a new post!  It's been such a busy...
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    "Sheltered" - such an nice place to be!
    October 18, 2013
    Voila!  Here she is, the newest creation from my studio, a very special painting created for a very special couple!  This was a ground-breaking...
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    From Empty to Full
    October 4, 2013
    Yesterday I felt empty.....today I am FULL (overflowing) with creativity & passion.  I don't know why, and I can't explain it other than to...
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    Lazy days
    October 2, 2013
    It's been a strange day.  I awoke with a headache & have been trying to push through and be productive nonetheless.  After several hours...
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    Back to the Easel!
    September 18, 2013
    Another Summer has passed us by, and now as I head into Fall, I feel a sense of anticipation of what will unfold.  The...
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    SOLD, Sold, sold......
    August 9, 2013
    I love to paint, and I love to meet the people that I paint for!  My sales at Harmony Arts Festival have been fantastic!...
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    SOLD last weekend! Harmony Arts Festival, West Van
    August 9, 2013
    Last weekend was the 1st of 2 weekends......I'll be back Friday Aug. 9th  at 2pm to 9pm, Saturday & Sunday 11am to 9pm,.  Best...
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    Harmony Arts Festival - First 2 Weekends in August....
    June 30, 2013
    Welcome to a festival where Art, Music, Food, Wine and more come together to make for a Magical week every Summer......bring the whole family!! My...
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    More Sales this week.....
    May 11, 2013
    "Hot off the easel", and sold before it even has a name: Spring Landscape 24x18 Sold  
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    Creation 48x36 - Sold
    May 9, 2013
    Sold this week - one of my all time favourites is gone to an amazing home.  Thank you to my newest collectors!
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    The Challenge continues.....
    May 6, 2013
    In more ways than one, I am embracing the 'challenge' of today! Yesterday's (marketing) challenge was to create a collage of my artwork images,...
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    Day #2 - Posting a Favorite
    May 2, 2013
    Some would say it's not a good idea to remind people that a painting has been around for a while.  I disagree.  As far...
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    30 day Marketing Challenge - Day #1
    May 2, 2013
    I'll be blogging more this month, as I've signed up with about 300 other artists to be part of a 30 day Marketing Challenge. Challenge...
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    Bellevue Art Gallery, West Vancouver
    April 17, 2013
    As of last month, I am represented by the Bellevue Art Gallery in West Vancouver.  It is a great honour to be one of...
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    Neighbourhood Art Studios, Langley
    April 5, 2013
    This post is to express my gratitude to Robert (Bob) Barrett, the owner of  "Neighbourhood Art Studios" in Walnut Grove, Langley. "Bob, you were a...
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    Working BIG .... and loving it!
    March 12, 2013
    Here are 2 paintings I was working on today in my studio: Fields 40x40, Jenn Williamson Fine Art   Fields II 40x40, Jenn Williamson Fine Art
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    HGTV....stay tuned!
    March 8, 2013
    Stay tuned for upcoming news of some of my paintings on HGTV, "Property Brothers" episode of Buying & Selling In the Beginning 30x40, Jenn Williamson...
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    Remembering Alice....
    March 5, 2013
    Reflections II (20x24) I have given much thought over the past week to those that have inspired me in my journey as an artist, and...
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    Humbled indeed....sharing my Journey
    February 27, 2013
    "Mountains & Valleys IV"Jenn Williamson, Fine Art Paintings (SOLD) I find myself at a bit of a loss for words as I reflect on the...
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    Feb. 20 - 24, 2013 "BC Home & Garden Show"
    February 6, 2013
    I would love to see you at my upcoming Show in Vancouver:    "BC Home & Garden Show", BC Place Stadium ~ Wed. February 20th to...
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    Goals....and stuff
    January 26, 2013
    It is Jan. 26th, 2013.  I turned a year older this week, and today I am reflecting on the concept of a New Year...
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    Inspired by Jonas Gerard!
    December 30, 2012
    Today as I lie in bed recovering from a nasty cold/flu, I came across a YouTube video of an artist I have never before...
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    Studio "as-is" photo from today, Dec. 14/12
    December 15, 2012
    Here is a photo of my studio today.  It doesn't look like much, but some pretty amazing things happened in here today!  I'm digging...
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    Open House / Studio December & January.....
    December 12, 2012
    My studio is ready for visitors any time!   The front room is a "Gallery", and my studio is as tidy as it will...
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    Thank you Vancouver for an incredible weekend....
    October 17, 2012
    More of my paintings were "adopted" into new homes this weekend.  When I sell a painting, it's almost like walking my child down the...
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    Sold "Reflections II" to an inspiring couple!
    October 12, 2012
    What an honor it is to be able to connect with people who love my artwork!  I met some amazing people tonight at the...
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    New Painting - "Autumn Trails"
    October 5, 2012
    Just off the easel and ready for next week's exhibit at the "Vancouver Home & Design Show"......                           I really enjoyed the creative process of this...
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    New Works .... Upcoming Show, etc....
    September 28, 2012
    After an inspiring week of painting with 33 amazing artists in beautiful South Pasadena, California, I find myself overwhelmed with ideas --- how to...
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    Oil painting in South Pasadena, California
    September 20, 2012
    What a day!  New techniques, materials, surroundings & friends.... no words to describe how blessed I feel to be here!  Never have I been...
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    Forever Friends ...
    September 12, 2012
    Today I am feel truly blessed.  I sent one of my best friends an email asking her if she was available (and would like...
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    Fall feels like "New Years Day"....
    September 10, 2012
    I'm married to a teacher, and my 2 boys are in school (one graduates this year!), so for me September - and in particular...
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    Spring is in the Air (and the Art Studio).....
    May 7, 2012
    I just wanted to share a few photos of my recent work..... it seems the change in weather has inspired my painting. 8" x 24"...
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    "Treescape" Feature Wall Art
    April 24, 2012
    This private residence in Vancouver's Kitsilano neighbourhood is the home of my latest commissioned piece of art. My client wanted something resembling my "treescape' paintings,...
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    From 'dull' to "AMAZING".....my Friday :0)
    March 2, 2012
    Happy Friday -  I love Fridays even better than Saturdays, as I still have Saturday to look forward to!  I'm especially loving this Friday,...
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    "Surface & Soul" Art Show Opening Reception Feb. 7th 6-8pm
    February 3, 2012
      Surface & Soul, Feb. 7-19, 2012 JOIN the ARTISTS for some "SURFACE & SOUL"..... Art from the Heart in time for Valentines! Tuesday, February 7th from...
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    Jenn Williamson at One of a Kind Show, Vancouver
    December 13, 2011
    It was an extremely successful weekend for me at the Vancouver Convention Centre's "One of a Kind Show"! I sold many of my original...
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    Top Selling Artist at Harmony Arts Festival, 2011
    November 26, 2011
    Thank you to Harmony Arts Festival organizers, attendees, fellow artists and, most importantly, customers of mine!  This photo of me holding my “Sales Board” shows only a...
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    Jenn’s Art display at Water Shed Arts Cafe, Langley
    November 26, 2011
    For the month of June, 2011, I am the ‘Featured Artist’ at the Water Shed Arts Cafe in Walnut Grove, Langley:...
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    Welcome to my new site!
    November 24, 2011
    Please take a look around at my artwork. I hope you find it inspirational.
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